Star Wars: The Force Awakens- Spoilers!

A great introduction of the new Star Wars villain leads to disappointment with him throughout the movie.

Advertisements

Die Hard: The Greatest Christmas Movie Ever

As this green Christmas rolls around in what is the greatest damn winter in all my time here in Canada (because I hate snow and children’s laughter), families all across this great big country of ours will be enjoying time honoured traditions. Many will cook a turkey, others will sing carols, and some may even use… Continue reading Die Hard: The Greatest Christmas Movie Ever

Syrian Refugees: A Thought (Part 2)

Oh Canada. As the Syrian refugee crisis continues and the numbers of refugees keep rising, our government recently brought in the first wave of refugees who will actually have landed immigrant status. This is great news! Our pledge, of course, was 25, 000 and this is a substantial number. However, it is just a small… Continue reading Syrian Refugees: A Thought (Part 2)

Syrian Refugees: A Thought (Part 1)

As an immigrant to Canada, from the countries of Bosnia and Croatia, I’ve taken an interest in the plight of the Syrian refugees. Although their struggle seemed to be more pertinent during our recent Canadian election, I now don’t hear as much about them apart from when there is a tentative connection to them because… Continue reading Syrian Refugees: A Thought (Part 1)

Culture Shock: Korea- Man Humps Tree

I am no stranger to culture shock. Arriving to Canada from the countries of Bosnia and Croatia in 1997, I was impressed to see that the roads are paved here, and that no babies are being sacrificed to sea goddesses, and that soccer is played on an actual soccer field and not a minefield. Therefore… Continue reading Culture Shock: Korea- Man Humps Tree